Hosts and Partners

Conference Hosts

Farm to Cafeteria Canada

F2CC is the lead host organization of the National Farm to School Conference.

Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) is the lead host organization of the National Farm to School Conference. Established in 2011, F2CC is a national organization that hosts a network of partners across the country to educate, build capacity, strengthen partnerships, and influence policy to bring local, healthy and sustainable foods into all public institutions. Farm to School, Farm to Campus and Farm to Healthcare are all part of the national Farm to Cafeteria dialogue.

Since its inception, F2CC has established itself as a national leader in the Farm to School approach in Canada, and is proud to grow this movement, which aims to get more healthy, local and sustainable foods on the minds and plates of students, from pre-school to campus. F2CC does this by implementing and evaluating best practices in Farm to School, from coast-to-coast. F2CC also hosts Canada’s National School Food Map, which records Farm to School activities across the country, with more than 1100 schools and 800,000 students recording participation to date. It is also the lead organization in Farm to School: Canada Digs In! a multi-sectoral chronic disease prevention initiative with programs in 92 schools (K-12) and 14 campuses in 5 provinces – BC, ON, QC, NB and NL.

To learn more about F2CC’s work, please visit the website.

Public Health Association of BC

PHABC is the local host agency of the 2019 National Farm to School Conference and are the administrators of Farm to School BC (F2SBC).

Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) is a voluntary, non-profit, non-government, member driven organization that provides leadership to promote health, well-being and social equity. Established in 2007, F2SBC is a diverse and expanding provincial network supported by the Province of British Columbia and the Provincial Health Services Authority. It promotes, supports, and links Farm to School activities and programs across the province in addition to providing regional support (Capital, Kamloops Nanaimo North, Northwest and Vancouver Regions) through community animators. To date, F2SBC supported over 160 schools and communities. For more information visit the website.

Our Partners

Farm to Cafeteria Canada is proud to host the 2019 National Farm to School Conference as part of Farm to School: Canada Digs In!, a multi-sectoral chronic disease prevention initiative, in partnership with: